Neutering

Why don't we give dogs and cats vasectomies?
Cats
Why don't we give dogs and cats vasectomies?
Neutering is an important aspect of preventative healthcare that most owners will consider. Vets recommend castration in male dogs and cats to stop their reproductive abilities, as well as reduce and prevent multiple hea…
April 17, 2021
Is it safe to neuter my rabbit?
Neutering
Is it safe to neuter my rabbit?
It is important to have your pet rabbit neutered for health and welfare reasons. However, rabbits need to be anaesthetised for this, and it is a common belief that they are more prone to dying during or directly after an…
April 7, 2021
Pet Neutering Implants – Could They Be For My Pets?
Neutering
Pet Neutering Implants – Could They Be For My Pets?
For decades, vets have been recommending that pet owners get their animals spayed or castrated. It’s a common topic brought up the first time we meet your new puppy or kitten. No doubt you are all familiar with the reaso…
October 15, 2020 • 80 shares
Is my dog having a false pregnancy?
Common Conditions
Is my dog having a false pregnancy?
False pregnancy is most commonly seen in female dogs (although cats may rarely be affected). Hormone changes after a ‘season’ or heat convince her and her body that she is pregnant. It is sometimes called phantom pregnan…
October 11, 2020 • 48 shares • 8 comments
Does neutering dogs cause cancer?
Neutering
Does neutering dogs cause cancer?
A surprising question…….  Since the 1970’s vets have advocated neutering for prevention of cancer in dogs and cats. There is evidence for a reduction in breast cancer in neutered female dogs(1) and cats (2). Surgica…
October 10, 2020 • 235 shares
Does neutering dogs prevent prostate disease?
Neutering
Does neutering dogs prevent prostate disease?
When talking about neutering, vets often list a series of diseases that neutering can help prevent. Prostate disease is often near the top of that list - but is it true? What are the impacts of neutering on prostate dise…
October 7, 2020 • 142 shares
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